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THP announces local December checkpoints

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced its sobriety and driver's license roadside safety checkpoints for December in Bedford County.

Checkpoints will be held:

FRIDAY, DEC. 14: Driver's license roadside checkpoints, 6 p.m., U.S. 41A at the 0 mile marker and 8 p.m., State Route 82 at the 6.5 mile marker; sobriety checkpoints, 9 p.m., State Route 82 at the 9 mile marker and State Route 64 at the 15 mile marker.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19: Driver's license roadside safety checkpoint, 11 a.m., intersection of Midland and Whiteside roads.

MONDAY, DEC. 31: Driver's license roadside safety checkpoints, 6 p.m., State Route 64 at the 15 mile marker and 9 p.m., State Route 82 at the 6.5 mile marker; sobriety checkpoint, 11:30 p.m., U.S. 41A at the 23 mile marker.

"Recognizing the danger presented by the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee," a THP press release said.

"The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists."


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